Movie Review: ‘PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES’ – Cannonball Run

May 22nd, 2017 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

 Courtney Howard // Film Critic PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES, 129 min, PG-13 Directed by: Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Javier Bardem, Brenton Thwaites, Kaya Scodelario, Orlando Bloom We are now five features deep into the PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN cinematic universe, and we can only point to one film in this franchise critics haven’t told to walk the plank. (The first one.) World-wide ...

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Movie Review: ‘EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING’ is absolutely nothing, nothing

May 20th, 2017 | Movie Review | 0 Comment

James Cole Clay // Film Critic EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING Rated PG-13, 96 minutes. Director: Stella Meghie Cast: Amanda Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose and Ana de la Reguera Young adult material isn’t inherently bad, but like any film, this should be handled with care, especially when the source material is a #1 New York Times Best Seller. EVERYTHING, EVERYTHING is schlocky, which isn’t really the film’s problem. Big, bold romances can be ...

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Ridley Scott’s ‘ALIEN: COVENANT’ analyzes the beauty and horror in creation

May 20th, 2017 | Interviews, Movie Interview, Movie Review | 0 Comment

Preston Barta // Features Editor In the first scene of ALIEN: COVENANT, director Ridley Scott addresses a curious question about meeting one's maker -- a concept that also appeared in Scott's previous installment in the ALIEN franchise, 2012's PROMETHEUS. The prologue shows the return and creation of Michael Fassbender's android character David. We see the newborn David engage in a conversation with his creator, Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce), the architect who ...

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